DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > HarperDB vs. Heroic vs. InfluxDB

System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. Heroic vs. InfluxDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteharperdb.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperHarperDBSpotify
Initial release201720142013
Current release3.1, August 20212.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
HarperDB Cloud: Get To Market Faster, For Less Money Using Our Built-in API.
Implementation languageNode.jsJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemedynamic schemaschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesyesNumeric data and Strings
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1nono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolessimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
HarperDBHeroicInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
» more
InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
» more
Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
» more
IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
» more
InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
» more
Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
» more
Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more
News

Why I Joined InfluxData – Charles Mahler
17 September 2021

Getting Started with PHP and InfluxDB
13 September 2021

Flux Aggregation in InfluxDB: Now or Later
10 September 2021

See You in October – InfluxDays North America 2021!
9 September 2021

Why I Joined InfluxData – Lyndal Cairns
8 September 2021

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
HarperDBHeroicInfluxDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

No decision on Saquon Barkley for week 1 as Giants weapons return to practice
31 August 2021, New York Post

HarperDB Releases HarperDB Cloud
22 April 2020, PRNewswire

HarperDB: An underdog SQL / NoSQL database
7 February 2018, ZDNet

Database Management Software Market Size, Trends, and Key Players – RingLead, MongoDB, Redis Enterprise, SingleStore.com, Teradata Vantage, SAP HANA, HarperDB, Couchbase Server, Worksheet Systems
4 September 2021, The Manomet Current

HarperDB: It’s all about the (open) DBaaS
20 July 2020, ComputerWeekly.com

provided by Google News

Review: Google Bigtable scales with ease
7 September 2016, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Spacecrafts Made Simple With Telegraf, InfluxDB Cloud and Google Cloud
14 September 2021, DevOps.com

InfluxData releases InfluxDB Notebooks to enhance collaboration for teams working with time series data
14 April 2021, Business Wire

InfluxData Closes 2020 with Exponential Cloud Growth, Expanding User Base, and Big New Customers
14 January 2021, Business Wire

InfluxData Advances Possibilities of Time Series Data With General Availability of InfluxDB 2.0
10 November 2020, Business Wire

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Grafana
31 August 2021, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here